News: First-year Writing Classes Use Waymaker Digital Courseware to Address College Readiness Gaps

Interactive content and personalized learning tools help students improve conceptual understanding and equip them for college-level writing 

Portland, Ore. (February 12, 2020) – Around the U.S., first-year writing teachers at colleges and universities are turning to Waymaker digital courseware from open education innovator Lumen […]

University of Mississippi

 

Addressing College Readiness Gaps in First-Year Composition

First-year students enter the University of Mississippi with varying degrees of readiness for college-level writing. Student preparation gaps are evident in foundational content knowledge and rhetorical skills, which are areas often under-assessed in writing classes. It can be difficult for […]

Faculty Roundtable: Waymaker English Composition

“…consider your local situation when adopting OER and don’t invent problems that don’t exist, think through where there are actual gaps that need to be filled…”

 

Faculty Roundtable Sessions bring together faculty who are already using Lumen-supported OER courses with those who are exploring this path. On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017, an innovative […]